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#Wolfgang Schäuble

# wolfgang-schauble - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Olli Rehn: 'Bondholders partly to blame for Irish crisis... but your banks were reckless'
# Burn The Bondholders
# Burn The Bondholders

Olli Rehn: 'Bondholders partly to blame for Irish crisis... but your banks were reckless'

Sep 27th 2014, 2:14 PM 11,745 Views 55 Comments

The former EU Economics Commissioner also said he would consider attending the Banking Inquiry.

# wolfgang-schauble - Monday 18 February, 2013

Draghi: ECB hasn't yet considered whether Irish deal is legal
# Promissory Notes
# Promissory Notes

Draghi: ECB hasn't yet considered whether Irish deal is legal

Feb 18th 2013, 3:57 PM 10,332 Views 33 Comments

Mario Draghi tells MEPs that the European Central Bank only checks ‘monetary financing’ operations once a year

German central bank says promissory note deal is 'problematic'
# Promissory Notes
# Promissory Notes

German central bank says promissory note deal is 'problematic'

Feb 18th 2013, 1:39 PM 23,694 Views 49 Comments

In its monthly report the Bundesbank says the deal illustrates problematic overlaps between fiscal and monetary policy.

# wolfgang-schauble - Monday 29 October, 2012

Opposition bemoans lack of progress on bank deal after Schauble visit
# Bank Debt
# Bank Debt

Opposition bemoans lack of progress on bank deal after Schauble visit

Oct 29th 2012, 5:22 PM 4,263 Views 49 Comments

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin both criticise Noonan and Howlin for failing to extract public commitments from the German minister.

German finance minister 'very impressed' with 'special case' Ireland
# Special Case
# Special Case

German finance minister 'very impressed' with 'special case' Ireland

Oct 29th 2012, 1:56 PM 10,006 Views 151 Comments

Wolfgang Schauble said he was confident Ireland would not need a second bailout following a meeting with Ministers Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin today.

Noonan and Howlin to meet with German finance minister today
# Talks
# Talks

Noonan and Howlin to meet with German finance minister today

Oct 29th 2012, 10:27 AM 3,698 Views 70 Comments

Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin meet with Wolfgang Schauble at Farmleigh House in Dublin today where discussions on Ireland’s legacy bank debt are sure to come up.

# wolfgang-schauble - Sunday 28 October, 2012

ECB chief backs plans for EU to get veto on national budgets
# Budget Boss
# Budget Boss

ECB chief backs plans for EU to get veto on national budgets

Oct 28th 2012, 12:48 PM 3,858 Views 63 Comments

Mario Draghi has told Der Spiegel he ‘completely supported’ giving the European Commission power to veto budgets.

# wolfgang-schauble - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Explainer: How do Irish bailout documents keep ending up in Germany?
# Leaks
# Leaks

Explainer: How do Irish bailout documents keep ending up in Germany?

Jun 13th 2012, 2:12 PM 3,941 Views 25 Comments

The European Commission says the latest leak is “unfortunate and irresponsible”. But why does it keep happening?

# wolfgang-schauble - Monday 11 June, 2012

German conditions on Spanish bank deal strike blow to Ireland's hopes
# Spanish Bailout
# Spanish Bailout

German conditions on Spanish bank deal strike blow to Ireland's hopes

Jun 11th 2012, 8:44 AM 3,280 Views 43 Comments

Germany ensured that Spain’s €100bn banking bailout would go through the government – meaning it counts towards national debt.

# wolfgang-schauble - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Germany wants state companies privatised, labour markets reformed to promote growth
# Growth Agenda
# Growth Agenda

Germany wants state companies privatised, labour markets reformed to promote growth

Jun 5th 2012, 3:04 PM 4,770 Views 90 Comments

EU leaders are meeting again at the end of the month to discuss a growth agenda. Here’s what Germany will propose.

# wolfgang-schauble - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Eurogroup head not seeking new term 'due to French and German influence'
# Eurogroup
# Eurogroup

Eurogroup head not seeking new term 'due to French and German influence'

May 1st 2012, 3:04 PM 2,419 Views 25 Comments

Jean-Claude Juncker says he wasn’t impressed by France and Germany acting “as if they are the only members of the group”.

# wolfgang-schauble - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

# wolfgang-schauble - Saturday 10 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Dec 10th 2011, 7:54 PM 4,069 Views 5 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: The latest on the EU agreement, tributes paid to mother and daughter crash victims, and possibly the best Christmas light display ever…

Germany insists EU deal will crack crisis - as Britain fears isolation
# EU
# EU

Germany insists EU deal will crack crisis - as Britain fears isolation

Dec 10th 2011, 12:33 PM 2,477 Views 17 Comments

There have been mixed reactions to the landmark EU deal – but UK PM David Cameron received a “hero’s welcome” from Conservative MPs after rejecting it.

# wolfgang-schauble - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Germany welcomes S&P moves to downgrade eurozone
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Germany welcomes S&P moves to downgrade eurozone

Dec 6th 2011, 3:23 PM 1,344 Views 3 Comments

Wolfgang Schauble says threats that the entire eurozone could be downgraded are an “incentive” for EU leaders to strike a deal.

# wolfgang-schauble - Monday 5 December, 2011

'Merkozy' meet to plan stronger fiscal coordination across eurozone
# Euro
# Euro

'Merkozy' meet to plan stronger fiscal coordination across eurozone

Dec 5th 2011, 8:14 AM 1,163 Views 12 Comments

The German Chancellor and French President are meeting in Paris today to finalise their proposals for stronger fiscal coordination to stabilise the euro.

# wolfgang-schauble - Sunday 20 November, 2011

Budget leaks: Dublin and Brussels in €300m dispute over public pay bill
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Budget leaks: Dublin and Brussels in €300m dispute over public pay bill

Nov 20th 2011, 9:29 AM 5,872 Views 63 Comments

The government says cutting public jobs will save €2.5bn by 2015 – but the European Commission’s draft report is far less optimistic.

# wolfgang-schauble - Saturday 19 November, 2011

Budget leaks: €3.5bn Budget for 2013 still won’t meet Troika targets
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Budget leaks: €3.5bn Budget for 2013 still won’t meet Troika targets

Nov 19th 2011, 9:29 AM 7,333 Views 50 Comments

Briefing notes prepared for German MPs also predict that employment will continue to fall next year, and that Ireland may miss bank targets.

# wolfgang-schauble - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Taoiseach says ECB can provide 'ultimate firepower' to solve euro crisis
# Firepower
# Firepower

Taoiseach says ECB can provide 'ultimate firepower' to solve euro crisis

Nov 17th 2011, 10:30 AM 1,117 Views 11 Comments

Enda Kenny met with German chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin yesterday and there was plenty to discuss.

# wolfgang-schauble - Thursday 9 June, 2011

Germany's new stance: Greek bondholders must share burden, and we want collateral for new loans
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Germany's new stance: Greek bondholders must share burden, and we want collateral for new loans

Jun 9th 2011, 10:03 AM 558 Views 10 Comments

Wolfgang Schäuble says Greece’s bondholders will have to suffer the pain – what chance of the same tactic for Ireland?

# wolfgang-schauble - Tuesday 18 January, 2011

Eurozone ministers still deadlocked over bailout expansion
# Eurogroup
# Eurogroup

Eurozone ministers still deadlocked over bailout expansion

Jan 18th 2011, 1:39 PM 210 Views 0 Comments

There’s no deal from Brussels over whether to add more money to the bailout pot, but support is growing.

# wolfgang-schauble - Monday 17 January, 2011

Eurozone ministers begin two-day bailout conference
# Bailout
From Business ETC
# Bailout

Eurozone ministers begin two-day bailout conference

Jan 17th 2011, 4:12 PM 303 Views 0 Comments

The seventeen finance ministers meet to discuss expanding the bailout fund – a move opposed by the German government.

# wolfgang-schauble - Monday 6 December, 2010

Finance ministers to discuss prospect of common Eurozone bonds
# E-Bonds
# E-Bonds

Finance ministers to discuss prospect of common Eurozone bonds

Dec 6th 2010, 12:56 PM 275 Views 0 Comments

So-called ‘E-bonds’ would help to prompt renewed confidence in the currency and make it easier to borrow, claim ministers.